Preventive Medicine
About this service:
Preventive Medicine performs sanitation inspections of food service establishments and habitability inspections of Day Care Centers and living quarters on base. Preventive Medicine also conducts communicable disease surveillance and interviews; immunization and disease risk assessments for travelers to foreign countries and provides classes in communicable disease prevention, food service sanitation and pest control.

Services include the following areas for eligible beneficiaries:

  • Travel medicine. Performs screens and provides recommendations.
  • Tuberculosis Surveillance. Responsible for TB surveillance program including following and treating PPD converters/reactors.
  • Lead Screening. Coordinates Navy pediatric lead screening program for those screened by PCM or referred through community resources.
  • Rabies Control Program. Coordinates rabies program for individuals identified by PCM or community resources.
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Conducts contact review and follow up for index cases identified by PCM or referred form community resources.
  • Needle Stick Injury. Monitors program for staff involved.
Services offered to the military community include the following areas:
  • Environmental Health surveys for food service sanitation and habitability.
  • Testing drinking water for potability.
  • Pest control programs.
  • Conduct training for diverse audiences regarding preventive medicine programs.
Points of Contact
Location Phone Number Hours of Operation
Groton, CT (860) 694-2495 Monday - Friday
7:30a.m. - 4:00p.m.
Newport, RI
(401) 841-6776 Monday - Friday
7:30a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Portsmouth, NH (207) 438-1998 Monday -Friday
7:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.
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Groton, CT
Newport, RI
Portsmouth, NH